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  Sat. Sept. 27, 12pm: Interviews with: photographer Debra Bloomfield whose new book of photographs and essays, Wilderness, comes from her 5 years of immersion into unknown terrain in Alaska; and Gail Sheehy, groundbreaking journalist in the '60's and author of Passages, named as "one of the 10 most influential books for our time" by the Library of Congress.

    

Wed. 8/13 1:30p: Robin and Linda Williams perform on Freeform this week. The revered music masters play a blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country. Their songs have been covered by many of the greats of country and folk. They're on tour celebrating 40 years of making music together.

 

 

The Black Lillies

Apr 24, 2014
Deone Jahnke

The Black Lillies, led by multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Cruz Contreras, are currently on tour. They stopped by KUNM to perform live on Afternoon Freeform (April  23) with Carol Boss. The band’s blend of country, alt-rock, neo-folk and Appalachian soul has earned them critical acclaim nationwide and their most recent album, Runaway Freeway Blues, was included on numerous Best Albums of the Year (2013) lists.

Cruz Contreras: guitar, bass, vocals
Trisha Gene Brady: vocals
Tom Pryor: guitar
Robert Richards: bass, guitar
Bowman Townsend: percussion

Find out more about The Black Lillies: theblacklillies.com.

  Sat. 3/15 12p: In the latest segment of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss welcomes Dr. Ruby Lathon. Ruby had a successful engineering career in Albuquerque and now lives in Washington D.C.  After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, she searched for an alternative to surgery and discovered how to use food as medicine.  She recovered from her cancer and became a holistic health and wellness educator and will talk on Women's Focus about the healing powers of a whole foods plant-based diet.

 

Bill Maul / John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

Sat. 12/14 12p.:  Carol Boss talks with Judy Chaikin, award winning director and producer of the film, "Girls in The Band." It tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their groundbreaking journeys from the late 30's to the present day. Carol will also talk with 88 year-old alto saxophonist Roz Cron, the only white "girl" in the popular all-black International Sweethearts of Rhythm in the 1940's.

Sat. 9/14 12p: In another segment of Revolutionary Soup Carol Boss talks with Andrea Quijada, Executive Director of Media Literacy Project in Albuquerque, about the impact of media messaging on marginalized low-income communities and its relationship to the food choices people make and their health.

Sat. 7/20 12p: This year Creativity of Peace marks its tenth anniversary and Carol Boss talks with four young women from Palestine and Israel who are leaders at the organization's Summer Camp in northern New Mexico.  The camp brings together high school girls from Israel and Palestine to live together for 3 weeks in Northern New Mexico. The young women of Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths participate in a program aimed at preparing the next generation of female leaders and peacemakers in their countries.

Wed. 2/6 1:30p: The American/Brazilian group Nation Beat joins Carol Boss in the studio for live music. This world beat fusion project has pioneered a synthesis of music from northeastern Brazil and the deep American South.  They play a 21st century mashup inspired by Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and country-blues.

A Halloween Freeform

Oct 29, 2012

Wed 10/31 1:30p: Four KUNM Freeform DJs join Carol Boss to spin some of their favorite creepy, ghoulish, wacky Halloween tunes.  Travis Parkin, Mello, Mary B, Brandon "Dead" Kennedy and Carol Boss will be mixing their spook-tacular brews just for you.

   

Wed 9/19/12 1:30p: They have been described as "among the most innovative musicians in Pakistan."

Sat. 9/15 12p: Demetria Martinez and Anya Achtenberg talk about their newly published books, The Block Captain's Daughter and Blue Earth.  

Sat. 8/25 12p: Carol Boss talks to Lois Rudnick about her new book, "The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture."

Sat. 8/11 12p:  Kristen Iversen talks  about her new book "Full Body Burden",  an engrossing memoir and powerful piece of investigative journalism about growing up in the Atomic Age. 

Sat. 7/21 12p: Carol Boss talks with the internationally acclaimed  poet and musician about her new book, Crazy Brave: A Memoir. Harjo's new work is grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry and details her journey to becoming a poet.

Sat. 6/16 12p:  Santa Fe Poet Laureate Joan Logghe's two-year appointment has just come to an end.  She'll join Carol Boss to talk about her experience and read some of her poetry.

Wed. 6/6 1:30p: Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier brings her guitar for some live music on Freeform with Carol Boss.

Sat. 5/26 12p: Carol Boss welcomes Nina and poet-activist Tara Trudell to talk about reinventing women's leadership and how it impacts change.

Wed. 4/11 1:30p: The  Grammy winning Carolina Chocolate Drops prove that old-time, fiddle and banjo music can evolve.

Photo by user Lewis and Clark Community College / Flickr

Sat. 3/31 12p: The heart of the Transition Movement is the belief that unlocking the collective genius of our communities will enable us to choose a future that is more just and sustainable.  Joining host Carol Boss are members of the Transition ABQ community to talk about the upcoming training for transition, Making a Difference: Creating a Sustainable World.

Nature as the Designer

Feb 14, 2012

Author and prominent designer, Maggie Macnab, discusses her new book, Design by Nature and explains how all people can incorporate nature-inspired design into their lives.  

1/22 at 12p

Carol sits down with college juniors Sarah Casson, Samreen Anwar, Andrea Nañ ez and Savannah Woodwardto dicuss hopes and fears for the future typical for the women of New Mexico's universities. 

1/22 at 12p

College juniors Sarah Casson, Samreen Anwar, Andrea Nañ ez and Savannah Woodward discuss hopes, dreams and fears for the future. 

Sat. 10/08/11  12p: Beth Crowder and Isaura Andaluz talk about the effects of genetically-modified seeds , the industrial food system and what we can do to bring pure and organic foods back on the table. 

Sat. 9/17/11  12p: Zoey Wilcox-Edrington, author of Urban Farming for Drylands, tells listeners how to create their own urban gardens and farms. 

Sat 9/17/11  12p: Sarah Wensell-Fischer and Robin Seydel from local growers' markets give new perspectives and  alternative ideas for every foodie's favorite holiday. 

Sat 8/27/11  12p: Neesa Patterson, Mary Erwin and Patty Ames talk about growing vegetables during the cooler months. 

Sat 1/21 12p: Yashoda Naidoo originally came to Albuquerque as an accountant but was frustrated by the lack of restaurant options to fit her Ayurvedic diet,  so she started Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe.  Today the restaurant has three locations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Naidoo is working on a new project in conjunction with Keshet Dance Company. In this "Revolutionary Soup" Naidoo shares all the benefits of cooking using Ayurveda. 

Sat 1/21 12p: In this anniversary edition of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss sits down with author Gloria Zamora and her mother and sister, Irene and Dolores Tafoya,  to discuss the significance of posole and chico soup and how it has brought their family together for generations in rural New Mexico.      

Sat 6/18/11 at noon:  Carol Boss talks with three local growers and farmers' market sellers about the environmental, nutritional and spiritual significance of their respective crops.  Gael Fishel, Christina Provazzi and Denise Wheeler discuss farmers' markets and importance of fresh organic produce. 

Sat. 1/21 12p: Carol Boss celebrates the first anniversary of Revolutionary Soup, a monthly series of wide-ranging conversations about food.

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